The Beach- Summer Term
This term our topic is the beach, we will learn how to keep ourselves safe on the beach and find out about sun safety. We will explore coastlines, looking at key physical features. We will locate coastal/seaside locations and find out about the local seaside town of St Ives. We will explore why sea water is salty and how things float easily in salt water and explore what we think we might find at a beach. We will finish our topic with a trip to Looe to investigate our ideas.
In Literacy we will be focusing on invitations, persuasive writing and recounts.
In Maths we will be covering place value, number and measurement.
In PE we will be having a coach from Liskeard on a Tuesday morning teaching the children athletics, we also have Sports Day to look forward to, a circus day were the children will be taught age appropriate circus skills, balance bike training and a Pirate PE afternoon in Liskeard.
In Art we will be making lots of beach related crafts, using different materials, textures and techniques. In Music we will be learning songs about the seaside and in Science we will be looking at animals including humans, mostly exploring fish and what lives in our oceans.
In ICT we will be accessing reading eggs and year 1 will be recapping on internet safety and then learning how to record on an iPad, use paint and make a poster using a program.